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WarmlyYours ERT120-1.5x18 Environ Information
SECTION 15770 / 16855 / 238313.16 PART 1 GENERAL 1.1
SECTION INCLUDES A.
B.
C.
1.2
ELECTRIC RADIANT FLOOR HEATING MAT – Environ Easy Mats™ by WarmlyYours Electric radiant floor heating mats, installed beneath carpet or floating wood floor covering(s).
Digital thermostat with probe type thermistor sensor.
Electric radiant floor heating system components, accessories, and
associated installation materials.
RELATED SECTIONS A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Section 013300 – Submittal Procedures
Section 014100 – Regulatory Requirements
Section 014300 – Quality Assurance
Section 017000 – Execution and Closeout
Section 061000 – Rough Carpentry
F.
G.
H.
Section 096000 – Flooring
Section 260620.16 – Electrical
Section 260620.23 -­‐ Electrical
1.3
REFERENCES 1.4
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
National Electrical Code ( NEC )
Canadian Standards Association ( CSA )
Underwriter’s Laboratory ( UL )
Radiant Panel Association ( RPA )
American National Standards Institute ( ANSI )
Carpet and Rug Institute ( CRI )
WarmlyYours Environ Easy Mats™ Floor Heating System Install Manual A.
Electric floor heating mat must generate 12 watts per square foot. Mat heaters less than 12 watts per
square foot, will not be acceptable for this application.
Mat substrate shall be two layers of aluminum foil laminate with the heating element wire “sandwiched”
in-­‐between. Mat thickness shall be 1/16” wafer-­‐thin. Free-­‐form heating cables void of mat substrate
will not be acceptable for this application. Heating cables or mats that must be buried in mortar, will not
be acceptable for this application.
All heating mats must be standard sizes, and readily available. Each heating mat must include 30 feet of
cold lead extension wire. Custom mat sizes will
not be acceptable for this application.
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS B.
C.
1.5 SUBMITTALS A.
B.
C.
1.6 Submit under provisions of Section 013300
Provide General Contractor, Architect, MEP Engineer, and Owner with all the
manufacturer’s product data sheets, warranty, and installation instructions.
Provide General Contractor, Architect, MEP Engineer, and Owner with
all relevant Shop Drawings, Samples, Mock-­‐Ups, and Electrical Schematics.
QUALITY ASSURANCE A.
Manufacturer Qualifications & Services:
1. 10 years of experience ( minimum ) with electric radiant floor heating systems.
2. Floor heating mats, thermostats, sensors, relays, and related items shall be provided by one
manufacturer.
3. Must provide 24/7 technical installation support, and free design assistance.
B.
C.
D.
1.7 Installer Qualifications:
1. Must have verifiable experience successfully completing projects of similar size,
and /or has been trained or certified by a manufacturer’s representative.
2. A licensed electrician shall complete all electrical rough-­‐in, and electrical
connections required to complete the system installation.
Regulatory Requirements and Approvals -­‐ Electric Radiant Floor Heating System. Provide a radiant floor
heating system that complies with the following requirements:
1. Heating mats for installation in cement-­‐based mortar or over wood subfloors shall be listed to UL
1673 and CSA-­‐ C22.2 No. 130-­‐03.
Pre-­‐Installation Meetings:
1. Coordinate work with other trade representatives ( general, electrical, flooring,
and other trade contractors ) to verify areas of responsibility ( scope of work ).
2. Review project timeline and construction deadlines to ensure project will comply
with all manufacturer’s installation instructions and warranty requirements.
DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING A.
B.
Deliver materials in manufacturer’s original, unopened, undamaged containers
with identification labels intact.
Store materials protected from exposure to harmful site conditions, and in an area
protected from vandalism and theft.
PART 2 PRODUCTS 2.1 MANUFACTURER A.
B.
2.2 ELECTRIC RADIANT FLOOR HEATING MAT A.
B.
2.3 WarmlyYours
PH: 800-­‐875-­‐5285 FX: 800-­‐408-­‐1100 590 Telser Rd, Suite B
Lake Zurich, IL 60047 Web: www.warmlyyours.com Email: info@warmlyyours.com Substitution requests must be approved 15 days prior to bid due date.
Alternative equipment manufacturer must provide all relevant product data sheets, warranty,
installation instructions, shop drawings, samples, and electrical schematics. Alternative equipment must
meet specified material standards.
The Environ Easy Mats™ Heating Element consists of a multi/stranded copper conductor alloy resistance
wire covered by PVC insulation. The Heating Element is sandwiched between layers of foil. The foil provides each mat heater with ground. Wire spacing is configured at 2” to 3” on center, providing 12 watts per square foot evenly for the length of the Heating Roll. The 3/ conductor cold lead return wire
( 30 ft length ) is factory installed ( spliced ) at the end of the Heating Roll, and must run back to the power supply ( thermostat or power module ) along the perimeter of the heated space.
The Environ Easy Mats™ Heating Mat shall be 120 VAC or 240 VAC, be UL Listed, and be backed by a 5-year NoNonsense Manufacturer’s Warranty for under carpet applications and 10-year No-Nonsense Manufacturer’s
Warranty for under laminate or floating wood floors. Multiple mat systems must be wired in parallel by the
installer.
THERMOSTAT & ACCESSORIES A.
B.
Warmlyyours nSpiration Series of Controls include an in-floor temperature sensor, with 15 ft extension
wire. Thermostat has integral GFCI protection, and has a 15 amp maximum capacity. Adjustable
temperature set-points, allow flexibility while programming the unit. Thermostats include a manual
override feature. Thermostat shall be dual-voltage (120VAC / 240VAC). Warranty is 3 years.
Cork or Cerazorb insulation may be provided to prevent heat losses under the zone from: concrete slab
sub/ floors, unheated crawl spaces, unheated garages, etc. Cork shall be at least ¼” thick ( 6mm ), and
must be tested for thermal resistance in accordance with ASTM C 177-­‐85 and have a minimum R value of .72 ( at ¼” thickness ). Cerazorb shall be at least 3/16” thick ( 5mm ), and have a minimum R-­‐value of 1.5 ( at 3/16” thickness ). May not be appropriate for commercial or industrial applications. PART 3 EXECUTION 3.1 MANUFACTURER’S INSTRUCTIONS A.
3.2 EXAMINATION & PREPARATION A.
B.
C.
D.
3.3 Installer shall verify field measurements are as shown on Shop Drawings(s).
Any revisions needed to Shop Drawings, or product provided, must be corrected
prior to proceeding with the installation.
Prepare your subfloor, as per the standard guidelines set forth by the Carpet and Rug Institute. Remove
any nails, staples, or other sharp objects, that may damage
the heating mat.
Installer shall verify that the required power, is available, in proper location, and
ready for use.
INSTALLATION A.
3.4 Comply with manufacturer’s product data, including product technical bulletins,
installation instructions and design drawings.
Complete installation must conform to appropriate manufacturer’s installation
instructions, National Electrical Code, and appropriate local codes.
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL A.
B.
C.
D.
Test each mat heater for ohms, with a digital ohms meter before and after the installation of the carpet
or wood. Record these values on the warranty form provided at the end of the WarmlyYours Installation Manual.
Start/ up ( first/ time activation ) may proceed immediately after testing.
During “Start/ Up”, voltage and amps should be tested by a licensed electrician.
All testing records should be copied, and provided to the Owner. END OF SECTION 
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